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Regional Director, Northeast Region

MedShare  is a humanitarian aid organization dedicated to improving the quality of life of people, communities and our planet by sourcing and directly delivering surplus medical supplies and equipment to communities in need around the world.

Description:

MedShare offers a tremendous opportunity for an experienced fundraising leader to serve as the visible presence for MedShare throughout the Northeast region.  Building upon an existing base of major gifts, the entrepreneurial person in this position will have the ability to draw on the 20-year history and resources from MedShare’s national base of support and existing offices in metropolitan New York, Atlanta and San Francisco to build a significant program of support. The Regional Development Director for the Northeast Region is responsible for significantly expanding the Corporate and Individual donor base in New York, New Jersey, Connecticut and surrounding states.  She/he will serve as the external ambassador for MedShare by leading the Northeast Regional Council and the Northeast Young Professional volunteers.  This is an opportunity to build a major gift program by identifying, cultivating, soliciting and stewarding a portfolio of prospects in the Northeast market; to involve National MedShare staff in this process as directed by the CEO; and to work with the National Development office to coordinate the submission of proposals, reports and correspondence in order to present MedShare’s case for support in a manner consistent with National Development Office standards.

 

Reports To: CEO & President

Location:  Metropolitan New York

 

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Works autonomously to cultivate, solicit and steward individual, corporate and foundation donors, coordinating with the CEO, Northeast Council and others
  • Identifies major gift prospects in the Northeast region and actively manages the cultivation, solicitation and stewardship of these prospects within a finite period of time
  • Focuses on Major Gift Fundraising by managing a portfolio of 150 prospects, including individuals, corporate and foundation donors with the potential to give $10K and up
  • Attends meetings of the Northeast Regional Council to provide MedShare updates
  • Involves Northeast volunteers in prospect meetings when appropriate
  • Assists National Development Manager in executing two signature Fundraising events in the Northeast; the Share the Good Gala and the Young Professional’ Global Health Benefit event
  • Works with National Development Manager responsible for annual giving
  • Other duties  and special projects as assigned

 

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Experience in global health/global development fundraising
  • Existing relationships with high level corporate, foundation and individual contacts in New York City
  • 7-10 years’ experience in Development, including experience in personally soliciting major gifts
  • Strong work ethic and ability to work independently is a must
  • Excellent written and oral presentation skills
  • Experience using Outlook, Word, Powerpoint, Excel and Blackbaud Raiser’s Edge
  • Willingness to meet new people and act as the public voice for MedShare
  • Strong organizational and prospect management skills. Ability to move donors to major gift levels
  • Experience using donor relationship databases for moves management metrics, entering call reports and actions
  • Experience living or traveling in the developing world and an international world view
  • Fluency in English is required and knowledge of Spanish and/or French is desired

 

Compensation:  Competitive salary commensurate with skills and experience. MedShare offers an attractive benefits package, including full healthcare, dental, and vision, 401(k), and paid leave. When applying, please include relevant salary history and requirements

 

APPLICATION INSTRUCTIONS

Interested applicants should submit a resume, cover letter and salary requirements to: jobs@medshare.org with “Regional Development Director, NE Region” in the subject line. A slate of successful candidates will be invited for interviews.  Due to the large number of resumes generated, only successful candidates will be contacted.  Phone calls are discouraged.

 

MedShare is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate based on age, gender, race or ethnic origin, religion, veteran status, physical or medical condition, political affiliations or sexual orientation.

 

Thank you for considering MedShare!